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MR. CHURCHILL'S TOUR. HIS TIME IN MALTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
MB CHUKCHXXX'S TOTTK. HIS TIME IN MALTA. Mr Churchill must have had a great time In Malta. This Is how a local paper, 'Giahan,' begins 'Our Welcome' to the visitor:— 'Giahan from the profond of his heart give the welcome to the under secretary of the Colonies, Mister Churchill. Gtve him his best whishes, merry Christmas, and a happy new year.' Perhaps (here Is here a certain con fusion as to the season, but the excel lence of the sentiment Is beyond dis pute. In order that Mister Churchill and himself may stand upon a common foot ing ot bnowledee of veach\ other, ^.QJa-. ban' makes -alif clear jn these 'terms :~*: 'Perhaps Mr Churchill not! know J/ftio is It Mister Giahan. But Mister Giahan knows who is Mr Churchill, that Is he know him only by the name. Be knows all his adventures in South Africa— that he Is literate, nearly as much as Giahan, 'For information of Mr Churchill we begin to tell him that Mr Giahan Is the father of his sons— 17 In all— and If few Mr Churchill will excu...
ETIOUETTE. ITS INS AND OUTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
ETIQUETTE. ITS INS AND OUTS. ' I have been reading (writes Mr Spencer Leigh Hughes in 'M.A.P,') a little volume entitled ' The New ,Book of Etiquette,' and that title itself suggests' that those conven tional rules or forms of ceremony or decorum required by good breeding to be observed towards particular persons and in particular places, do not constitute an exact science. There is no finality in etiquette,' and that which is the correct thing to day may be a shocking lapse to-mor- , row. Thus even those who master ' all the intricacies in these hand books of manners can never feel secure— Just as the lady who rejoices In securing the latest thing In. hats has but a short time in which to revel in a sense of possession. For even as she pins it in position, she is haunted by the consciousness that fashions are fleeting and that at that very moment there may be symptoms ot a change singing in the upper chambers of the air. So with the ' Btudent of etiquette — no sooner has bo learnt ...
Wollondilly Shire. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
[?] t^ J^ld^jjihei^lUi; :ii]linK) when I tiereSveriB^Jresen t, -itSrSS,- -C|-.'^M: t)n-;. 3fi!ow.(in the chair). .Sitnusp!), J. .0'. Hcin-Pfiiiu] Litchfield. . ; Ind--aliiig\vi(hfinanc.- tliecouncil a])proveii of (he accounts- elc, iiinoinitiiie ^ to J£913s3'l he! ng passed f«n- jiayjuwit. Also £115 from the IVits! A^-« ' ? ''.. Aimpidogy wis reaiived for the siijS'iDtui t-f l he president, Civ John E. . MOMIV.. ???.??- The clerk Kiiil a i?--tailo,l repo- 1 of the various AjipKil Courts showing ?the reductions rijade a.s follows: — A aiding; £12 Is 01 ; R Riding, £$ J9s.4i1 -, Oiliilin', 6s 8d ; Tola!, [£J.3.7s0d. ; ???????-??.? i.' In iviily'io acotmn'.inication from Mi;. J. B. Qiiilty, secreiary of the v\VHto!|Eoail pom.iiujU'-;. lhii engih i'fi;/i5yi-Jv«;he-« wysjiaii'.iisrt at pre *4-;it .'jii^ft-utiuig Alio rwad :i4 ,. BrOHgh ioij^^as^v^resh ^ijeyialion -b^i-e /Mfe^^O'*Xflffl')!^.rV!' fe '; ^^wiilverrsOijn ?%*m»g|rn^^|i}f^tfi :r«if^d^-: *-^s^'n^V*^i^Ji'o«-L':-v::%'---;V/^-; ^?^...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
WIT AND HUMOR. 'Minim*, *b7 ib tlte oaean so angryleak InsT' 'Because It bu been oroasel so «tlcs. ?Willie.' It Is tbe veaimy who poueu motor can, but tie poor, pedestrian geta tbe mott sasia Oqo oat of. them. : He: I can never tell in «bat I (eel for yon. True lore Is silent. She: Oh, so: It speak* to papa. He: I believe yon women spend bait jrour lives before the glues. She: And 700 men half yours behind It. Toddling Tommy: Where U SlumDerlacd. mamma; Wlee Willie: I tauw; it's at too other end of Lapland. Llttlo Wife: Graaddad, what maka a moo always give a woman a diamond engagimeut ring; Grandfather: Tbe woman. Patience: Does It disconcert you for f«o-le to talk while you are tinging? Patrice: Well, U they say 'Shut 1141,' H. does. Mrs Elmeon: Shall I read you ihU animal storjr, WUllet Willie: WUb. or wittwutl 'Wlto or without whatT' 'Affldavua.' 'Lottie girl, do you always saj your preyen betore you go to beat' 'Tesalr.' 'Can you tell me why you My UamT' 'Tesslr; so ma won't sp...
BOMBAY'S RECORD RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
BOMBAY'S RECORD JtAXHFAIX. The three principal months of the wet season In Bombay— June, Jnly, and, August— have beaten the record in ' the .' of Jst' September, wlilcli 'Is JjO.-M-'Sii/''-^ ahead of the total Tor .Tune. July; add August nt 1S5X— the year which tod stood uignest oerore inis aaring a period of upwards of half a century. : But this was a record for these ' three ? months only, as It appears that the' total for that year reached only au.7 In. 7 —e figure less than that already re corded for 1907 by a little over an inch' am. a half. It rests with this month ' and October to beat all previous records, and tbe 'Times of India' (which seems unaccountably «ager for this damp , Gtate-of things to continue) says that according to' the law of averages the season should close witb 11 total of 111 In. This will be less tiian the Achieve ments of tue years. 1849 and 18T8. -when 114:89 In. and 111.93 in. were recorded 1 : respectively. : ??' ' A ''.', '-.':: :
Polite Court. THURSDAY, JANUARY 2. Before Messrs. C. Dann and A. W. Teale, J's.P. DRIVING WITHOUT LIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
Police Court. THURSDAY, JANUARY 2. Befoiu Messrs. C. Dunn and A. W. Teaje, J's.P. Driving without Lights. The. Inspector of Nuisances (Mr. Jas Bel!),'» behalf of the Municipal Council, proceeded against ? Messrs. L. Nicolson jnr., WiyL. Bollard, T. Kelso, and S. Grant for. driving through the 'etrfii'is' ..of.-.-tiie inuni cipality without iigljts.i .. . . : . Defendants pleaded ? -gui)(y ant) . . wcra-finiid lfi with !6s costs of c-mi't,'
SELF AND THE OTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
SELF AND THE OTHERS. .. -Indeed, it is. only, occasionally, and to his own surprl^, that a tnan has anything like a vivid realisation of ' the truth that the world holds otuer 'people besides hlmeelf. Even tbe ti^veller is Inclined to rfeseht the entrance of other passengers Into his train at'tlie wayside stations— does not the train ran simply for the purpose ot conveying him to Ills goal? The ture foe the common failure to admit the Importance of oilier people lies simply th grasping tlint tbe success of one's fellow-man really -contributes to the general good. and. -tbc-refflre, (6 one's own.— 'Cbrisllan Oommonweallh.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
^T PICTON 'Arid travel ttae Cainpbelltown ... .? and Camdcn Vistricts. ?'- Thb Thobouohbebd Trotting Stallion ' REBELLION. BEBELLION is a 'rich- dark browu Lpr.«c, standing over 16 hands liigb, rising .8 ycar» old, shotring plenty of bone and muscle, aud tins perfect action. Rebellion is by the celebrated and ? ncll-kuown trotting stallion Rebel Childe out of l?loreuce, by Boccacio (imp.) out of Mystery, by Huon (imp.) Rebellion whs bred by William Allen, Esq., 'ElrngroTC,' Begi, and was foaled Nov. 10, 1899. ' Rebellion took first :ind special prize at Be£i Show, 1900 REBEL CHILDK. the sire of ' Rebellion, is by llic cekbialed imported .American trotting horse, Ohilde Harpld, out of the grand mare Velocity, by Rebel (see Stud Book). ?Rebel Childe won . the two.year-old champion tiot at Elsternwick Park, Melbourne, beating ii field of nineteen. 3IEBBX Childe has been a great success ,'- * -at the stud, inyjng sired more winners '. .-.?,'?.-'_'? ?.-..; aind. ttack-'iJotting horses th...
The Age of Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
h^lMS^SSMMM ' - The specification adobted u» connec tion with the g^tintBrnatfetfalihp^; atsChica^-Wr testiagljie ?a^e pt«4Mil^ by riheir ;.ieBJtK is iii.-followsi ' pl^l :3s worth i preserViiig , as indicating ilie dentition in such an i amis at diff^Kprit Twelve ^iibu^us«^--.^n AtiinTiil^^niBi age shall bay|.^rl^ iis i^!&j(^lffin4 AiDm- t i-n^tir.it'^T«Qj»S^~ -. .-.'?' .' ? Fifteen months,— At this 'age the: centre pair of incisor milk teeth; 'Inlay' be replaced by centre pair of perma nent incisors (pinchers), the latter teeth beiug through the gums, but not yet in wear. .Eighteen months. — Tlie middle pair of peim«neht incisors - at this gge should befuHy up und-iji wear, but the iiext pnir (first intei-mediate) not yet enf 'tbroiigli ^unis; /' \'- / %: --;r*r i'Tii-ciitysf our jncai Uj.s. ;-jTiiu iflOuih^ t; ^ifeamwwlljhow.twinMdle^^iyg :nenf5(vM^d)Jiicjsor6 fvillf ; np and Jmi; ^iBie.V. weii'ToiiibBiftiitiH&weM!? jfft',:~i ??: /; ,--:T'hiV^^wpi^i||v^nW#^fii| ig...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
A trader must take iris goods. to :M the tonyer, or bring the 'huyer to th« iT' ;go6d&. ; . Heinupt hawk, cr advertise in some shape or form — Adyoitise V ih^HE Cictok Pbsi'. ?.. y'-yt: '??':'' : ; ?'?; Subscription to this paper 2s peir iSj|*Wri^Ii*«Md or posted free *f ~ - ? ? ? ^— - ? -????? : ?' . . . . -i '.' '»^»~a^ ? '' i ' '' ?' ' ??'???'?'?'??'? ??''/,' -. ';+?''' fi.fc-:----;--)-'' '?'??V-.-'V ??,W;^;: ;; ;- ?'? ?? i '.?? v ?}.'?' ? - - ?? ' \ ,_. ' If yOtt wish totalize BMST[MARKBT VALUES for , Butchers' Produce, Pigs, Calves, etc. Hill, Clark & Go ' SYDNEY, .. ... ? Wool. Wool. Wool. FHOOTOIDS For Headache, Indigestion, Constipation, and Biliousness. ? oOo ? The immense number of orders foi Prootoids, sent by poet direct to the Pro prietor, is convincing proof that the Public appreciate their splendid curing power over the above-named complaints. They are elegant in appearance, pleasant to take, and, what is of the utmost importance, are thoroughly reliab...
Local Directory. PICTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
Local Directory. PICTON Mckiuipal Council. — Mayor. L. Uicolsoii v Aldermeu, A. Graham, J. W. McQuiggin, J.P., G. Sell, B. H. Autill, J.l1., .II. C. Evans, H. E. Barr, J. Connellan, and Jokn Bell. ;. * Council Clerk —My. H. JB. Potter. ? i Inspector, of Nuisances. — Mr. J. Bell. , : Police Court.— Sits every Thursday, Small Debts Conrt, every Thursday after '4th Wednesday. - ? ''.
Postal. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
Postal. .' JlailH dose ioT Sydney at 2.15 p.m.; I fend *t.S.SO p.m. lor Sydney, Grauvillo 'Ibampbelltown, Douglas Park, Meu angle, Glen Hill, The Oaks, Natlai River, Upper Bunn^raug and Ycr Taudprie Bargo mail closes at 11.45 am. The peony postage, ai-ea embraces the iolloyrinp tpwnR :- Appiii, Briu ' gelly, Brownlow Hill, Camdeii, Oob ..?'? ..Site-, PqnglaB Park, Eclersley, Glen . neld, trreendale, Holdsworthy, Hoxtou ? -Park, . Ingleboru, Luddenham, Men-, abglc, Miu to, Mi. Hunter. Mulgoa, Narellan, The Oaks, Picton, Prestons, Thirlmere, Wallace, Werombi, Wiltou, Oampbelltown, Cataract, Rossmorc, fttid Maldon. Outsidu these distancus the 'postage is 2d per half onnce.
Who are our Heroes? [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
Who are our Heroes? A correspoinlent writes : — If a man hits a cricket ball harder than ever a cricket, ball was liit before ; if by a ten-inn blow upon the jaw he tvndors his opponent hois de couibat ; if he can only make u boat travel through the water faster tliHii his rival, what ». lircrn ho iK \ Rnt rbfi nnipl.iiinffpnsivi\ sedate miner who, without the aid of a School of Arts library, bool:s of refer ence, or the liieiitursliiii of a p.rofosr sioual accouiitDiit, quiilitie.-; himself as n clerk under the Local Government Act of 1906, iri apt to bo passi'd ov.tr as if tho attaining «f so iraportaiit a position wns as easy as falling off a [ log. But jnst let tho reader glance j over one nf the examination papcis I with a view to working it out, and he J will at once rctilise how diflicnli. is the j tusk bq has undertHkeu. Mr. K. E. ' Anderson, who passed at the im-i.t Yen-aiidoiie examination, is certainly deserving of every credit, tvud con siiiering that as a lad he was for...
The Oaks. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
The Oaks. [From our own correspondent.] A very old resident, Mrs. Foreman, died nt tint reKidence of her i.ephew, ?Mr. .John K. Moore, ' JSllramllo,'.' Gleninore, on December 31, nt the advanced^ age of 90 years.- Tits'; deci'asBil lady was a member of tho we'1-kiiowii Moore family, her tuHiiT beiug (he late Mr. Edward Moore, one of tbn pioneers of the district, Hini had practically resided, here all her life- . Mrs. Foreman was always noted for her kindly ami charirabta disposition,' and always took a keeu interest in the welfare of her Church. She wns one of those who worn instrumental in building the Methodist Church tit Glenmoie many years ago. Her fnnuifil took ' place nt the Mimotery thei'H -m New Year's Dny mid was largely attended, the Hev. W. H. Williams official ing at the grave.
Local Government Elections. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
... Local Government Elections. On February 1 the ijrst mnnicipal uleciiiins (outside the shires) niider ihe new Act will be. hold, though the Groyer£nien,t bus power, to postpone.thp tlee-tions in specinl cases. For the first liint) the whole of the 'ildermen .retire from .offiee instead of one-third. :each voar, :is under the old Act; The new council will -rciniiin in office for. $hreB. yenrii All members of a couuciLretire'1 trim) t fficebh tlie last Friday iu Jjmiiavy, 1908, iiud-on the same duy in .every, third yfiar. ? Retiring alderniep, /ire eligible for re-election. ...... . Cmididates who wish to be nomin ated i-.hould first see that everything they .owe] to' (he, council, whether Jn the w«y of rales or garbage fees, fir.. any other kind of debt, is paid.at least seven days before nomination., day. Tliry should therefore lose no time in paying what' is owing. A form of nomination should be obtained from tlie council clerks . This form consists of I wo pnrtfi — the nominati...
State Children. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
^W0S&fiMMm ?7 We have'recei ved ;4U#'ynnnsl're-;;* port of ihe : Pi^siiltbt 0ae' Htm. '-Q?:. K. Macketier)1: of. tiie Sew;So\itii Wales SlateChildreh's' Relief Board, aiid it contiiins 'n cotnprehenBive stattMn«.'nt of tlie. dojngs; --f: thp Bo.ir'1 \ for the year eii'lihg 5tti, April 1907. ] Jleiiuon is made of the Hbine- for j Invalid Infante at Thirimere, ' and a j special feature of the report is a fine ? at Thirhnere. We take the follow ing extracts from the report : — ' Case of Nursing Children. Iu' former reports, I have advo cated the establishment of a Home in which young mothers could bp kept fnr. Riy. sjx ranntlis after the birth i nf tliiMi1 chi!ilrpii,J-i avuiil the sepa ration of mother u:i-! chili -ti course | that is aiteuiJed wiiii buck ^jtave j diirsrsr ti tli' lirp 'nf th--1 chi'f!. ' FurtderinH the advocacy of the prin ciple, tin- Siati! C'liijn-n lidifif Buai-j lius established two UouuS, one in the country and odd in a [ suburb of Sydney,' whqre.accommo...
A Word to Municipal Candidates and Voters. To the Editor of THE PICTON POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
CandidatesandVoters ^Co thV^Editbt of Thb Pioios Post. ?Sir.-^I trust that -you will allow me to'submii wverkl points- which I thinkwell Xvurth coivsiaerinpb,v1hf ejectors, fspecially those who are candidates for njupicipa'l Jjonors. It will be much simpler, cVeaper and more effective to levy one ;general rate to coverall services, than to have several rates to raise the same reven ue. It is clear that less work is re quired to make out one general rate notice for 2d. or 2£d., or whatover amount on nnimproved_ valnes iuay be rpqnired, than io (a)' tnake ont a general rate notice of sn.y Id. (b)-. an additional general rate notice of say |d.. and (c) ojie or two eptcial itttb notices of say jd. Not only, wonld /in' genrral rale sr^atly :sini plify the .wprk of 'the coiuicil'e offic-ei'e.ii would be uiorsixnivtenicJit. lor the '-rabDuvefs. '.'-''?''-? -J'' ^'--- v-i'f;- -- question, when a^diiiouiV^rf^-|cia\; 'j^^^re^ropp^e^j^fc'i^&j^itBj raM^0ra'4'ch'^ve%'^^e^.e'ibin8i-': nes...
Burglary at Moss Vale. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 8 January 1908
[?] ; sfr;#^^e-.itobac-»&iBt|8^opi:;a^ Moss Vale was broken inbo on Friday ^ nightor all early blinr ;-in'?Si.tarfliiy: morning, and between £30 and £10 ' worth, pt .'tpbiMjeo, r celery,' watches, : stamps, etc., sSiolen. .An cntrv was made at the front door by menus of a skeleton key, and the exit was made througV ihe premises at the back, where three or fonr skeleton keys nnd some stamps were plnd the next morning. A skeleton key was left in the front door. This is the second or third occasion that Mr. Wade has been similarly victimised. ''.